Carson Strong threw two touchdown passes and Nevada's defense stifled San Diego State in the second half, stopping the Aztecs with a last-minute goal-line stand in a 26-21 victory on Saturday. Darren Hall intercepted Strong at the Wolf Pack 26 with 3:23 remaining. The Aztecs (3-2, 3-2 Mountain West) reached the Nevada 6 with 1 1/2 minutes left but were stopped on a fourth-and-goal with 29 seconds remaining.
Tops to open vs. Nevada, LSU in Nebraska's Golden Window Classic
Carson Strong threw three touchdown passes to Romeo Doubs, who had his second consecutive game with three receiving touchdowns, and Nevada beat New Mexico 27-20 on Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium. Strong was 24-of-38 passing for 336 yards with one interception and Doubs — who scored on catches of 33, 61, and 59 yards — finished with five receptions for 172 yards. Strong had a string of 299 consecutive passes without an interception snapped.